School vacation activities at the Providence Children’s Museum

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Get the kids out of the house, here’s what’s happening at the Providence Children’s Museum:


School Vacation FUN! at Providence Children’s Museum

December 26 – 31

Providence Children’s Museum is the BEST place for school vacation fun! The Museum is open during vacation, Friday, December 26 – Friday, January 2, from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Families explore Water Ways, an imaginative new water play environment, and join special activities all week long:

Imagination Playground

Friday, December 26 • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Kids invent their own ways to play as they stack and build with huge blue foam blocks of all shapes and sizes. Using blocks, wheels, spools, tubes and a variety of loose parts, construct castles and forts, invent interesting sculptures and more!

Sparky’s Puppets

Saturday, December 27 • 1:00 & 2:00 PM
Sparky’s Puppets dramatize favorite children’s stories with colorful hand puppets, playful humor and plenty of audience participation. See a snowman come to life and meet a shoemaker and an ice fishing bear in the puppets’ playful winter tales. Shows at 1:00 & 2:00 PM; recommended for ages 4 and up.

Rigamajig

Sunday, December 28 • 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Invent creative contraptions with an imaginative large-scale building kit featuring wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, rope, and nuts and bolts.

The Rhythm Room

Monday, December 29 • 1:00 & 2:00 PM
Kids feel the beat as they join the band to explore rhythms and try out different percussion instruments. Shows at 1:00 & 2:00 PM; recommended for ages 4 and up.

Rolie Polie Guacamole

Tuesday, December 30 • 1:00 & 2:00 PM
This spirited group from Brooklyn, NY entertains audiences with high-energy interactive shows that mix funk, rock and folk music with humorous original tunes about natural living, eating healthy and staying active. Shows at 1:00 & 2:00 PM; recommended for ages 4 and up.

Happy New Year!

Wednesday, December 31 • 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Families create noisemakers from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM and join a parade followed by a ball drop to ring in 2015 at 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM!

All school vacation activities are free with Museum admission of $9.00 per person; admission is always free for Museum members. For more information, visit ChildrenMuseum.org.

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Jef Nickerson

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Jef is Greater City Providence's co-founder, editor, and publisher. He grew up on Cape Cod and lived in Boston; Portland, Maine; and New York before settling in Providence. In addition to urbanism, Jef is interested in art, design, and ice cream. Please feel free to contact Jef if you have any question or comments about Greater City Providence.

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